Online Marketing Graphic Design Placement

by Sony Europe

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Job Details

17th December 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Graphic Design, Marketing
South East

Online Marketing Graphic Design Student Placement Year 2022

If you want to do something extraordinary in your career, this is the place to be. We don’t just create technology, services and content. We enliven senses, capture moments and create new experiences daily. We have been at the forefront of consumer tech for decades, and we stay ahead by inspiring and fulfilling curiosity. This is the world you could be part of.

Sony Electronics has over six decades of innovation to our name, and we continue to drive the market forward. From the world's first Walkman to our latest OLED television, Sony stands for creativity and innovation. We pride ourselves on having employees who match up to those values and will continue to move us forward.

Wherever you find yourself in our business, you will be given the opportunity to understand, operate and develop our key business processes that help to make Sony what it is today. You will be given the opportunity to learn, grow and lay the building blocks for the bright career ahead of you.

We are also passionate about your development and to help you get the most out of the experience you will be part of a development module which will expose you to the other areas of the Sony family, our business leaders and get you working on some great projects. With a group of like-minded students, our student alumni and business experts, you’ll be joining a fantastic community where it’s all about taking risks, pushing the boundaries and changing the future. Working in our fast-paced business functions we promise a life changing experience.

If you’re studying towards your Bachelor's degree and think you've got what it takes – apply today!

Your Role:

As Online Marketing Graphic Designer you will support the European Online Teams of Sony with design projects and social media coordination.

Your role will consist of two parts:

60-70% of your time will be focused on graphic design experience (with photoshop & illustrator*). Design/graphics work will include infographics, banner creation, sizing adaption, and creating/adapting imagery for online assets. Later in the year, you will also have to chance to work on advanced assets requiring motion graphics (aftereffects).

30%-40% of your time will be dedicated to helping the social team coordinate the YouTube channels.

Your Profile:

Undergraduate student studying marketing or graphic design, knowledge, and interest in online graphic design. Ideally: This is a fantastic role for the right candidate who is looking for a varied design role producing POS and marketing material across multiple platforms.

The Successful Applicant Should Be Interested In:

Project management

  • The Sony brand. Sony consumer goods (TV, sound, cameras, etc.)
  • Understanding the consumer’s needs and wants.
  • Understanding of social media platforms.
  • Resizing banners, posts, images.
  • Creating social media thumbnails.
  • Creating product-focused social posts.
  • Creating infographics for retailer pages.
  • Creating banners for emails, social pages, and webpages.
  • Desired Creative Software Skills:
  • Photoshop. Skill level: intermediate – advanced
  • Adobe Creative Cloud. Added plus, but not required.
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop – required.
  • InDesign
  • Acrobat
  • Premiere Pro
  • 3D software, coding experience

Desired Skills:

  • Good eye for detail, creative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organized, skilled at multi-tasking and prioritizing workload.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people from different cultures.
  • Able to work with and maintain sensitive information.
  • Enthusiastic attitude to working on constantly evolving projects and ad hoc duties.
  • Proactive approach with a resourceful aptitude.
  • Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word to a high standard.
  • Fluency in English.
  • A team player with great interpersonal skills.

What Do We Offer?

  • A one-year, full time work experience programme for undergraduate students from July 2022 until July 2023.
  • Be part of a global player in the consumer electronics industry
  • Unique and business driven experience
  • Exposure to leading edge technology
  • Business and commercial understanding
  • Opportunity to demonstrate your potential
  • Core development experience
  • Diverse and international work environment
  • Being part of a large intern network group
  • Paid internship

Our recruitment process:

The job posting will be open until 21st of December 2021. The selected candidates will be invited to perform a video interview during December & January.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview specifically in the first half of February in our office in Weybridge or virtually.

Bring your uniqueness to Sony

We recognize that each and every one of us is original and different. Diversity and inclusion are in our DNA, they drive innovation. We empower our people to achieve one goal: to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology.

About Sony

WE ARE SONY. Our spirit of innovation and challenge has created those special moments that make people say ‘wow’. How? By harnessing the world’s most powerful source of creativity: our people. Because ‘wow’ experiences are never a product of processes or procedures. They’re only made possible by liberating the passion and potential of the truly talented to do what excites them most.

We are a global organization and seek individuals from a variety of generations, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Our employees are courageous, unique and diverse. They’re comfortable expressing their thoughts and opinions freely, and possess an unwavering passion and pride to deliver exceptional experiences to our customers.

How to apply

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Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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